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Giants release cornerback DeAndre Baker amid legal issues

The New York Giants waived cornerback DeAndre Baker after being place on the Commissioner’s Exempt List July 27 amid legal troubles.

Former first-round pick, Baker faces four counts of robbery charges from an alleged May 13 house party in Miramar, Florida.

Since the alleged incident Baker hasn’t participated in any Giants events. When asked about the incident and Baker’s status Giants president and chief executive officer said

“A decision will be made sooner rather than later on that.”

The incident involved both DeAndre Baker and Seahawks DB Quinton Dunbar. Dunbar was cleared, while Baker could face a minimum sentence of 10 years with a maximum of life.

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Mecca Lennon has been a Journalist for In The Zone since August 2020. Mecca has experience in journalism and professional writing from experiences obtained in the classroom and through various leadership roles. Mecca has facilitated and assisted in campaigns to enhance social media presence and overall prestige in brands. A Public Relations student at William Paterson University, she aspires to work in a sports related role with an emphasis on the NFL.
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